First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then you win. Then you rewrite history. Then you give advice that leaves out the sketchy stuff you did while they were ignoring you.
There is something about facing utter destruction that allows me to reach the highest gear, care the most, and be the most productive. In school I was the ultimate procrastinator because I needed that pressure to perform. That is why startups got the most out of me.
@SimonErlendsson in John's lab has reconstructed the capsids formed by the fly Arc proteins (dArc1/2) to atomic resolution using cryo-EM! Take a look at these beauties. A reminder, these aren't actually viruses but animal proteins that form capsids!! Amazing. /2 https://t.co/aa50l1KGw4
A lot of the worst mistakes people make take the form of realizing too late that some market was more efficient than it seemed, and that some person or undertaking that seemed a good deal was actually correctly priced considering the risks involved.
you can see this effect happen if you watch an analog clock with a second hand. Look away (with just your eyes, not your head), then look back to the second hand. It'll seem like it takes longer than a second to move, then resumes moving as normal.
we've known about this effect for over 100 years, it's called "Saccadic masking" and more specifically Chronostasis. Your visual system lies to you about WHEN things happen by up to half a second(!) just to avoid saccades blurring everything.
And for fun, here's wikipedia's example of the blindspot. Stare at L with only your left eye, adjust the distance, and the R will disappear. You don't see "nothing" or "black", you see the background, because you expect to. https://t.co/NBN485EOvC
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